The state Senate of Minnesota voted 37 to 30 on May 13 to allow same-sex marriages, following earlier passage of the legislation by the state’s House of Representatives on May 9 by a 75-to-59 vote. The legislation changes the definition of marriage in Minnesota from "between a man and a woman" to a civil contract between two persons.
News that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press has triggered a storm of protest.
Colorado's health insurance exchange, believed to be one of the country's most efficient, may ask for another $125 million from Washington in part to educate the public about ObamaCare.
The Philadelphia doctor whose late-term abortions were carried out in an alleged "house of horrors" was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder Monday.